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The Importance of Being Earnest


Published May 28, 2008


LibriVox recording of The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde.

Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854 – 1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and author of short stories. Known for his barbed wit, he was one of the most successful playwrights of late Victorian London, and one of the greatest celebrities of his day.

In Wilde’s classic play The Importance of Being Earnest, Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff discover the perils of love, assumed identities, and telling the truth. (Summary by Toby Paradis and Wikipedia)

LibriVox cast:

John Worthing, J.P.: Hans-Stefan Ducharme
Algernon Moncrieff: Simon Ferland
Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D.: Toby Paradis
Merriman, Butler: Toby Paradis
Lane, Manservant: Toby Paradis
Lady Bracknell: Sarah A. Farnham
Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax: Nyssa Gatcombe
Cecily Cardew: Rebecca Bailey
Miss Prism, Governess: Eileen Nadeau

Sound Tech - Keagan Rae

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